(Written by: Brother Donald
through God's grace and the Holy Spirit's assistance.
All honor and praise go to our God!)
What is your goal in life? One of the most difficult tasks we will ever face is determining the meaning of our existence. The rest of the world, in fact, has no idea what the most important objective in life is. Even in the past, people based and obtained their aspirations from others, particularly when they watch television, read the news, or go to the movies. It’s hard to know our goals in life because the world bombards us with materialistic ideals that are simply fleeting and have no everlasting significance. Even at the most elite schools and institutions, the most crucial life goals are never taught. It is also unknown to secular wisdom, new age groups, secret organizations, and world religions. Why? The good news of our Lord Jesus Christ is the only thing that gives our lives true meaning.
I was naïve to the genuine meaning of life when I hadn’t yet encountered our Lord Jesus Christ in my life, especially when I was young. I have absolutely no idea what the point of life is. I didn’t know or have a response to the question, “What is your life’s goal?” I became terrified and worried about my future. ” Even when I asked my parents, friends, and professors, they just told me that I should be the one to find out. It simply implies that no one, not even ourselves, understands what the most essential aim in life is.
When I became a Christian, I discovered that our Lord Jesus Christ indwells the believer through His death and resurrection, as well as the coming of the Holy Spirit, and this is the founding principle of Christianity. Our Lord Jesus spoke the most amazing words to His followers the night before He died on the cross.
Christ’s Teaching Life’s Goal
“If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching and my Father will love him and we will come to him and make our home in him.” (John 14:23)
So, what does all of this mean? It indicates that our main goal in life should be to love God. Not earthly prosperity, personal gain or popularity, or even the love of money, which is the source of all evil, but only adoring and following God.
To those who love Jesus (Yeshua) He said, “My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him”—who is the “we” here? The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are collectively referred to as “we.” This is the only passage in the New Testament that states that we are indwelt by the Father. Thus, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit take up home in us.
By loving Jesus and following His teachings, we may discover our life’s ultimate purpose. Our Lord Jesus’ life is the ideal model and example of how we should live.
Our Ultimate Life Goal
Our ultimate desire should be to love God, and our second highest goal should be to care about people. When asked what the Bible’s most significant command was, Jesus replied,
“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Matt 22:36-40
When a less important life’s goal gets in the way of loving God and loving people, we say we’ve failed. An important question to ask oneself when making decisions is…
“Does it demonstrate a genuine love for God and others?”
If not, don’t do it! The law of love is that love reigns supreme!
What Is My life’s Goal Now?
After reading this, consider these questions:
Is it part of my life objectives to love God and follow Christ’s teachings?
As a Christian, do I love God and others?
Am I loving God and following Jesus’ teachings or the world?
Furthermore, the world encourages people all over the world to love themselves, to pursue their own goals, fantasies, and hopes for the future, which are devilish lies and falsehoods!
These are completely opposite to Christ’s teachings, which are to love Him and obey His commands.
Life Goal Mystery Revealed in Christ
This is why it’s called a “mystery” that has been concealed and kept secret since the creation of the world, but has been revealed to God’s saints through divine revelation. Finding the true goal in life is beyond man’s natural capacities or abilities to comprehend; it is a secret concealed in God’s counsel and disclosed only to His chosen servants.
Finally, what is this divinely given secret? Christ in all His wonderful riches is literally residing in the lives of all Christians through His Spirit. “Christ in you is the hope of glory.” By the power of the Holy Spirit, the risen, ascended, and glorified Christ now dwells in our hearts.
Not one of the most important questions is, ‘what is the purpose of my life?’ However, ‘what is God’s plan for my life?’ Are you certain that you understand and are carrying out God’s plan for your life? I have confidence in you, but not everyone is. It’s often difficult to comprehend how God carries out His plans in our lives in our chaotic and uncomfortable environment. Whatever your situation, in the midst of the world’s uncertainty, concerns, anxieties, and diversions, everyone of us may benefit from a stronger assurance that God is truly working out His purposes in our lives through our Lord Jesus Christ our Savior!